Topic: weight watchers

Jessica Simpson Has Lost 60 lbs And Wore A Sexy Halloween Costume To Prove It

Jessica Simpson Has Lost 60 lbs And Wore A Sexy Halloween Costume To Prove It

Jessica Simpson never met a talking point she couldn’t work. How else could such an unremarkable musician–originally packaged as a “more vanilla” Christina Aguilera–manage to last this long? She hasn’t released a single in four years, the most meaningful work she’s done since “A Public Affair” is knock off designers and exploit her weight fluctuations for tabloid attention. So, you’re a middling celebrity and you’ve already used your offspring to get a magazine cover? What to do? More »

Weight Watchers’ Weigh-Ins Need To Stop

Weight Watchersâ Weigh-Ins Need To Stop

I recently attended a local Weight Watchers meeting to speak about an upcoming charity walk/bike ride. Much to my surprise, when I walked in, the receptionist at the front table asked if I “needed to be weighed.” No, I don’t “need” to be weighed, I told her. No one “needs” to be weighed. To me, weighing people in public is just offensive and humiliating. And it goes against everything I believe in about how to get people healthy.

I get that Weight Watchers is all about helping people lose weight. Really, I do. But I don’t believe in scales. As a matter of fact, when I used to be a personal trainer (who worked with a lot of women trying to lose weight), I always advised them not to weigh themselves. Because, quite simply, weighing yourself is a recipe for disaster. More »

Jessica Simpson To Be A Weight Loss Spokesperson?

Jessica Simpson To Be A Weight Loss Spokesperson?

Jessica Simpson – who I mostly associate with “sexual napalm” and daisy dukes – wants to become a weight loss spokesperon. She’s looking into representing Jenny Craig or Weight watchers. I’ve never thought of her as being nearly overweight enough to need a program, but she seems to think it will be a way to reconnect with her fans and prepare for her upcoming wedding.- TheFrisky More »

Have Diet Plans Worked For You?

Have Diet Plans Worked For You?

Carnie Wilson was recently let go as a spokesperson for Fresh Diet after failing to lose enough weight. A publicist for the company claims, “We had to take her off the corporate website because she has not been a successful case. She didn’t stick to it, and she didn’t lose weight. We had to cut ties with her.’ They also remarked that she’d continue to promote a line of cheesecakes while acting as a spokesperson.
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